Former GAMMA Asian Champion Noelle Grandjean made a successful debut at ONE Championship recently, Noelle went up against Lea Bivins at the ONE Championship event in Malaysia and secured a stoppage victory.
The American Bivins started aggressively, pressing forward early in the match, but Grandjean used all her black belt judo skills to take the contest to the mat. When the match returned to standing, Grandjean was even more energetic and delivered many shots to the legs and body before landing a match ending blow to the liver of Bivins after 4:01 in the first round.
The victory for the lightweight Thai woman not only impressed the fans and improved her career record, but it was also a lucrative 4 minutes as she walked away with a performance bonus of 50,000 US dollars.
Grandjean’s rise to the professional ranks has been impressive and follows her success at the 2021 GAMMA Asian Championships in Kyrgyzstan where she very quickly asserted her dominance in the sport. Thanks to the strategic partnership that GAMMA and ONE Championship have created to offer pathways for developing athletes, Grandjean has certainly established herself as a rising star.
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